10th Congress of the Philippines

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10th Congress of the Philippines
1995 – 1998
President Fidel Ramos
Vice President Joseph Estrada
Senate
Senate President Edgardo Angara (1995)
Neptali Gonzales (1995-1996)
Ernesto Maceda (1996-1998)
Neptali Gonzales (1998)
Senate President pro tempore Leticia Ramos-Shahani (1995-1996)
Neptali Gonzales (1996; 1998)
Blas Ople (1998)
Majority leader Alberto Romulo (1995-1996)
Francisco Tatad (1996-1998)
Franklin Drilon (1998)
Minority leader Edgardo Angara (1995-1996)
Neptali Gonzales (1996-1998)
Ernesto Maceda (1998)
Members 24
House of Representatives
House Speaker Jose C. de Venecia, Jr.
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The Tenth Congress of the Philippines (Filipino: Ikasampung Kongreso ng Pilipinas) was the national Lower House of the legislature of the Republic of the Philippines, composed of the Senate of the Philippines and House of Representatives of the Philippines. The convening of the 12th Congress follows the 1995 elections, which replaced half of the Senate membership, and the entire membership of the House of Representatives.

Sessions[edit]

    • First Special Session: June 26 – July 7, 1995
  • First Regular Session: July 24, 1995 – June 7, 1996
    • Second Special Session: May 13 – June 21, 1996
    • Third Special Session: August 12 – August 30, 1996
    • First Joint Session: April 1, June 3, 1996
  • Second Regular Session: July 29, 1996 – June 13, 1997
    • Fourth Special Session: January 6 – January 31, 1997
    • Fifth Special Session: February 3 – February 28, 1997
    • Second Joint Session: January 27, February 10, February 24, March 3, March 10 – March 17, 1997
  • Third Regular Session: July 28, 1997 – June 5, 1998
    • Third Joint Session: February 16 – March 6, 1998
    • Sixth Special Session: March 16 – March 20, 1998
    • Seventh Special Session: April 6 – April 10, 1998
    • Eighth Special Session: April 12 – May 1, 1998

Legislation[edit]

Laws passed by the 10th Congress:

Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines (took effect on January 1, 1998).

Leadership[edit]

Senate[edit]

  • President of the Senate
Edgardo Angara (LDP) (1995)
Neptali Gonzales (LDP) (1995-1996)
Ernesto Maceda (NPC) (1996-1998)
Neptali Gonzales (LDP) (1998)
  • Senate President Pro-Tempore
Leticia Ramos-Shahani (Lakas-NUCD) (1995-1996)
Neptali Gonzales (LDP) (1995-1996,1998)
Blas Ople (LDP) (1996-1998)
  • Majority Floor Leader
Alberto Romulo (LDP) (1995-1996)
Francisco Tatad (LDP) (1996-1998)
Franklin Drilon (Lakas-NUCD) (1998)
  • Minority Floor Leader
Edgardo Angara (1995-1996)
Neptali Gonzales (1996-1998)
Ernesto Maceda (1998)

House of Representatives[edit]

  • Speaker of the House of Representatives
Jose C. de Venecia, Jr. (Lakas-NUCD, 4th District Pangasinan)
  • Deputy Speakers
Senior Deputy Speaker
Raul A. Daza (Liberal, 1st District Northern Samar)
  • Majority Floor Leader
  • Minority Floor Leader

Members[edit]

Composition[edit]

Final Senate composition.
Final House of Representatives composition.
Party Senate House of
Representatives
Government coalition 0 9
KBL 0 1
LDP 14 17
Lakas 5 100
Lakas-Laban NA 25
Liberal 0 5
Nacionalista 0 1
NPC 2 22
Opposition coalition 0 1
PMP 0 1
Independent 2 7
Sectoral representatives NA 3
Others 0 14
Total 24 206

Senate[edit]

Senator Party Term Term Start Term End
  Heherson I. Alvarez LDP 2 1992 1998
  Edgardo J. Angara LDP 2 1992 1998
  Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo LDP 2 1995 2001
  Anna Dominique M.L. Coseteng NPC 2 1995 2001
  Franklin M. Drilon Lakas-NUCD 1 1995 2001
  Juan Ponce Enrile independent 1 1995 2001
  Marcelo B. Fernan LDP 1 1995 2001
  Juan M. Flavier Lakas-NUCD 1 1995 1998
  Neptali A. Gonzales LDP 2 1992 1998
  Ernesto F. Herrera LDP 2 1992 1998
  Gregorio B. Honasan II RAM/independent 1 1995 2001
  Ernesto M. Maceda NPC 2 1992 1998
  Ramon B. Magsaysay, Jr. Lakas-NUCD 1 1995 2001
  Orlando S. Mercado LDP 2 1992 1998
  Blas F. Ople LDP 1 1992 1998
  Sergio R. Osmeña III Lakas-NUCD 1 1995 2001
  Ramon B. Revilla LDP 1 1992 1998
  Raul S. Roco LDP 2 1995 2001
  Alberto G. Romulo LDP 2 1992 1998
  Miriam Defensor Santiago PRP 1 1995 2001
  Leticia Ramos-Shahani Lakas-NUCD 2 1992 1998
  Vicente C. Sotto III LDP 1 1992 1998
  Francisco S. Tatad LDP 2 1995 2001
  Freddie N. Webb LDP 1 1992 1998

House of Representatives[edit]

District Representatives
Province/City District Representative Party Term
Abra Lone Jeremias Z. Zapata Lakas-NUCD 2
Agusan del Norte 1st Charito B. Plaza Liberal 3
2nd Eduardo L. Rama, Sr. LDP 1
Agusan del Sur Lone Ceferino S. Paredes, Jr. NPC 2
Aklan Lone Allen S. Quimpo Lakas-NUCD 2
Albay 1st Edcel C. Lagman LDP 3
2nd Carlos R. Imperial NPC 2
3rd Romeo R. Salalima Lakas-NUCD 1
Antique Lone Exequiel B. Javier Lakas-NUCD 3
Aurora Lone Bellaflor Angara-Castillo LDP 1
Bacolod City Lone Romeo G. Guanzon Lakas-NUCD 3
Baguio City Lone Bernardo M. Vergara Lakas-NUCD 1
Basilan Lone Candu I. Muarip LDP 1
Bataan 1st Felicito C. Payumo Liberal 3
2nd Enrique T. Garcia, Jr. LDP 1
Batanes Lone Florencio B. Abad Liberal 1
Batangas 1st Eduardo R. Ermita Lakas-NUCD 2
2nd Hernando B. Perez Lakas-NUCD 3
3rd Milagros Laurel-Trinidad Lakas-NUCD 3
4th Ralph G. Recto LDP 2
Benguet Lone Ronald M. Cosalan Lakas-NUCD 1
Biliran Lone Gerardo S. Espina NPC/Bando Espina 1
Bohol 1st Venice Borja-Agana Lakas-NUCD 3
2nd Erico B. Aumentado Lakas-NUCD 2
3rd Isidro C. Zarraga Lakas-NUCD 3
Bukidnon 1st Socorro O. Acosta Liberal 3
2nd Reginaldo N. Tilanduca NPC 2
3rd Jose Ma. R. Zubiri, Jr. NPC 3
Bulacan 1st Teodulo C. Natividad LDP 2
2nd Pedro M. Pancho Lakas-NUCD 2
3rd Ricardo C. Silverio Lakas-NUCD 2
4th Angelito M. Sarmiento Lakas-NUCD 2
Cagayan 1st Patricio T. Antonio Lakas-NUCD 1
2nd Edgar R. Lara NPC 2
3rd Manuel N. Mamba Lakas-NUCD 1
Cagayan de Oro City Lone Erasmo B. Damasing Lakas-NUCD 2
Caloocan City 1st Roberto S. Guanzon Lakas-NUCD 1
2nd Luis A. Asistio NPC 2
Camarines Norte Lone Emmanuel B. Pimentel LDP 2
Camarines Sur 1st Rolando R. Andaya Lakas-NUCD 3
2nd Leopoldo E. San Buenaventura PRP 1
3rd Arnulfo P. Fuentebella NPC 2
4th Ciriaco R. Alfelor Lakas-NUCD 3
Camiguin Lone Pedro P. Romualdo Lakas-NUCD 3
Capiz 1st Manuel A. Roxas II Liberal 2
2nd Vicente J. Andaya, Jr. Lakas-NUCD 2
Catanduanes Lone Leandro B. Verceles, Jr. NPC 2
Cavite 1st Plaridel M. Abaya NPC 1
2nd Renato P. Dragon LDP/Magdalo 3
3rd Telesforo A. Unas LDP 2
Cebu 1st Eduardo R. Gullas LDP 2
2nd Crisologo A. Abines NPC 3
3rd John Henry R. Osmeña NPC 1
4th Celestino E. Martinez, Jr. Lakas-NUCD 3
5th Ramon D. Durano III NPC 3
6th Nerissa Corazon Soon-Ruiz LDP 2
Cebu City 1st Raul V. Del Mar Lakas-NUCD 3
2nd Antonio V. Cuenco Lakas-NUCD 3
Cotabato (North) 1st Anthony P. Dequiña NPC 2
2nd Gregorio A. Andolana Lakas-NUCD 3
Davao City 1st Prospero C. Nograles PRP 1
2nd Manuel M. Garcia NPC 2
3rd Elias B. Lopez NPC 2
Davao del Norte 1st Rogelio M. Sarmiento Lakas-NUCD 2
2nd Baltazar A. Sator Lakas-NUCD 3
3rd Rodolfo P. Del Rosario Lakas-NUCD 3
Davao del Sur 1st Alejandro Almendras, Jr. NPC 1
2nd Benjamin V. Bautista, Sr. LDP 3
Davao Oriental 1st Ma. Elena T. Palma-Gil Lakas-NUCD 2
2nd Thelma Z. Almario LDP 3
Eastern Samar Lone Jose T. Ramirez Lakas-NUCD 3
Ifugao Lone Benjamin B. Cappleman LDP 2
Ilocos Norte 1st Roque R. Ablan, Jr. KBL 3
2nd Simeon M. Valdez Lakas-NUCD 1
Ilocos Sur 1st Mariano M. Tajon LDP 2
2nd Eric D. Singson LDP 3
Iloilo 1st Oscar G. Garin Lakas-NUCD 3
2nd Alberto J. Lopez Lakas-NUCD 3
3rd Licurgo P. Tirador Lakas-NUCD 3
4th Narciso D. Monfort Lakas-NUCD 1
5th Neil D. Tupas, Sr. LDP 3
Iloilo City Lone Raul M. Gonzales Lakas-NUCD 1
Isabela 1st Rodolfo B. Albano, Jr. NPC 3
2nd Faustino S. Dy, Jr. NPC 2
3rd Santiago P. Respicio NPC 3
4th Antonio M. Abaya Lakas-NUCD 3
Kalinga-Apayao Lone Elias K. Bulut LDP 2
La Union 1st Victor F. Ortega NPC 3
2nd Jose D. Aspiras NPC 3
Laguna 1st Nereo R. Joaquin, Jr. NPC 1
2nd Joaquin M. Chipeco, Jr. LDP 1
3rd Florante L. Aquino Lakas-NUCD 3
4th Magdaleno M. Palacol Lakas-NUCD 3
Lanao del Norte 1st Mariano Ll. Badelles, Sr. NPC 3
2nd Abdullah S. Mangotara Lakas-NUCD 1
Lanao del Sur 1st Mamintal M. Adiong Lakas-NUCD 2
2nd Pangalian M. Balindong Liberal 1
Las Piñas-Muntinlupa Lone Manuel B. Villar, Jr. Lakas-NUCD 2
Leyte 1st Imelda R. Marcos2 KBL 1
2nd Sergio Antonio F. Apostol Lakas-NUCD 2
3rd Alberto S. Veloso NPC 3
4th Carmelo J. Locsin independent 3
5th Eriberto V. Loreto LDP 3
Maguindanao 1st Didagen P. Dilangalen PMP 1
2nd Simeon A. Datumanong Lakas-NUCD 3
Makati City Lone Joker P. Arroyo independent 2
MalabonNavotas Lone Teresa Aquino-Oreta LDP 3
Mandaluyong Lone Neptali M. Gonzales II LDP 1
Manila 1st Martin B. Isidro Liberal 3
2nd Jaime C. Lopez Lakas-NUCD 3
3rd Leonardo B. Fugoso Liberal 3
4th Ramon S. Bagatsing, Jr. LDP 3
5th Amado S. Bagatsing LDP 3
6th Rosenda Ann H. Ocampo NPC 2
Marikina Lone Romeo D. Candazo Lakas-NUCD 2
Marinduque Lone Carmencita O. Reyes Lakas-NUCD 3
Masbate 1st Vida V. Espinosa LDP 1
2nd Luz Cleta R. Bakunawa NPC 3
3rd Fausto L. Seachon, Jr. NPC 1
Misamis Occidental 1st Percival B. Catane Lakas-NUCD 2
2nd Herminia M. Ramiro Liberal 1
Misamis Oriental 1st Homobono T. Cesar Lakas-NUCD 2
2nd Victorico L. Chavez Lakas-NUCD 2
Mountain Province Lone Victor S. Dominguez LDP 3
Negros Occidental 1st Julio A. Ledesma IV NPC 1
2nd Alfredo G. Marañon NPC 1
3rd Jose Carlos V. Lacson Lakas-NUCD 3
4th Edward M. Matti NPC 3
5th Mariano M. Yulo NPC 3
6th Genaro M. Alvarez, Jr. NPC 1
Negros Oriental 1st Jerome V. Paras LDP 3
2nd Miguel L. Romero LDP 3
3rd Margarito B. Teves Lakas-NUCD 3
Northern Samar 1st Raul A. Daza Liberal 3
2nd Wilmar P. Lucero Liberal 2
Nueva Ecija 1st Renato V. Diaz Lakas-NUCD 2
2nd Eleuterio R. Violago NPC/BALANE 2
3rd Pacifico M. Fajardo NPC 2
4th Julita Lorenzo-Villareal LDP 1
Nueva Vizcaya Lone Carlos M. Padilla LDP 1
Occidental Mindoro Lone Jose T. Villarosa LDP 2
Oriental Mindoro 1st J. Renato V. Leviste NPC 2
2nd Jesus M. Punzalan Lakas-NUCD 3
Palawan 1st Vicente A. Sandoval Lakas-NUCD 1
2nd Alfredo Amor E. Abueg, Jr. LDP 2
Pampanga 1st Carmelo F. Lazatin Lakas-NUCD 3
2nd Zenaida C. Cruz-Ducut NPC 1
3rd Oscar S. Rodriguez NPC 1
4th Emilio Bondoc NPC 3
Pangasinan 1st Hernani A. Braganza 1
2nd Antonio E. Bengson III 1
3rd Eric Galo P. Acuña 2
4th Jose C. De Venecia, Jr. Lakas-NUCD 3
5th Amadeo R. Perez, Jr. 2
6th Ranjit R. Shahani 1
Parañaque Lone Roilo J. Golez 2
Pasay City Lone Jovito O. Claudio 2
Pasig Lone Rufino S. Javier 3
PaterosTaguig Lone Dante O. Tinga 3
Quezon 1st Wilfrido L. Enverga 3
2nd Marcial C. Punzalan, Jr. 2
3rd Danilo E. Suarez 2
4th Wigberto E. Tañada 1
Quezon City 1st Reynaldo A. Calalay 1
2nd Dante V. Liban 2
3rd Michael I. Defensor 1
4th Feliciano R. Belmonte, Jr. Lakas-NUCD 2
Quirino Lone Junie E. Cua 3
Rizal 1st Gilberto M. Duavit 2
2nd Emigdio S. Tanjuatco, Jr. 3
Romblon Lone Eleandro Jesus F. Madrona 2
Samar (Western) 1st Rodolfo T. Tuazon 2
2nd Catalino V. Figueroa 2
San Juan Lone Ronaldo B. Zamora 3
Sarangani Lone James L. Chiongbian 3
Siquijor Lone Orlando B. Fua 2
Sorsogon 1st Salvador H. Escudero III 3
2nd Bonifacio H. Gillego 3
South Cotabato 1st Luwalhati R. Antonino 2
2nd Daisy P. Avance-Fuentes 2
Southern Leyte Lone Roger G. Mercado 2
Sultan Kudarat Lone Angelo O. Montilla 1
Sulu 1st Bensaudi O. Tulawie 2
2nd Asani S. Tammang 2
Surigao del Norte 1st Constantino H. Navarro, Jr. 1
2nd Robert Z. Barbers1 1
Surigao del Sur 1st Mario S. Ty 3
2nd Jesnar R. Falcon 1
Tarlac 1st Jose S. Cojuangco, Jr. 3
2nd Jose V. Yap 3
3rd Herminio S. Aquino 3
Tawi-Tawi Lone Nur G. Jaafar 2
Valenzuela Lone Antonio M. Serapio 1
Zambales 1st James J. Gordon, Jr. 1
2nd Antonio M. Diaz 2
Zamboanga City Lone Maria Clara Lobregat LDP 3
Zamboanga del Norte 1st Romeo G. Jalosjos 1
2nd Cresente Y. Llorente, Jr. 1
3rd Angel M. Carloto 3
Zamboanga del Sur 1st Alejandro S. Urro 2
2nd Antonio H. Cerilles 3
3rd Belma A. Cabilao 2
Sectoral Representatives
Sector Representative Term
Cultural Communities Ronald L. Adamat 1
Labor Isidro Q. Aligada 1
Zoilo V. De La Cruz, Jr. 2
Temistocles S. Dejon, Sr. 2
Gregorio C. Del Prado 1
Mohammad Omar A. Fajardo 3
Ramon J. Jabar 1
Ernesto C. Verceles 2
Alejandro C. Villaviza 2
Peasant Adolfo R. Geronimo 1
Leonardo Q. Montemayor 1
Arturo C. Olegario 1
Vicente V. Tagle 2
Glicerio J. Tan 1
Urban Poor Florante T. Tarona 1
Ariel Zartiga 2
Women Minerva G. Laudico 2
Leonor I. Luciano 2
Youth Edgar M. Avila 2
Felizardo Colambo 1
Anna Marie K. Periquet 1
^1 Assumed office as Secretary of the Interior and Local Government on April 16, 1996.
^2 Assumed office on October 27, 1995 after the Supreme Court dismissed the disqualification case filed against her for supposedly failing to meet residency requirements.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Philippine House of Representatives Congressional Library
  • The Presidents of the Senate of the Republic of the Philippines. ISBN 971-8832-24-6. 
  • Pobre, Cesar P. Philippine Legislature 100 Years. ISBN 971-92245-0-9.